Alain Ricard is Canadian head of the transport team. In this capacity he deploys work within our local, national and global platforms in a way that most efficiently addresses our clients’ needs. Mr. Ricard practises mainly in the areas of corporate, project and structured finance, financial services and commercial law. He regularly represents borrowers, financial institutions and investors in a wide range of local, national and multijurisdictional transactions, including in the areas of projects and project financing, corporate financing, acquisitions, monetization, securitization, factoring, structured finance and debt restructuring. Mr. Ricard also has significant experience in derivatives transactions and the regulatory framework governing these products in Canada and worldwide. Mr. Ricard was designated in the 2019 edition of the Best Lawyers publication in the field of structured finance law and was also designated for each of 2018 and 2017 as a “Star” lawyer by a panel of over 3,000 global senior in-house counsel consulted by Acritas Stars. In 2015, Mr. Ricard was also designated as a "Lexpert Rising Stars: Leading Lawyer Under 40".